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Is pinkeye spred from person to person?

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Elaine Peterson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Pink eye is spread from direct contact with a person's infected secretions or contaminated objects and surfaces.
Pink eye is very contagious.

In brief: Yes

Pink eye is spread from direct contact with a person's infected secretions or contaminated objects and surfaces.
Pink eye is very contagious.
Elaine Peterson
Elaine Peterson
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Dr. Alan Mindlin
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes and no

There are over 100 types of "pink eye".
You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine what type(s) you have. You can have more than one simultaneously.

In brief: Yes and no

There are over 100 types of "pink eye".
You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine what type(s) you have. You can have more than one simultaneously.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
Dr. Alan Mindlin
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